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" Nicolini, who sets off the character he bears in an opera by his action, as much as he does the words of it by his Voice. "
Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians - Page 374
edited by - 1907
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, esq: revised and corrected

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - Literary Collections - 1711
...ealiW imagine I mean Signior Kittlim, who fets off the Character he bears in an Opera by his A&ion, as much as he does the Words of it by his Voice. Every Limb, and every Finger, contributes to the Pan [Mf.3.] B he he afts, infbmuch that a deaf Man might go along with him in the Senfe of k. There...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of ...

English drama - 1740 - 346 pages
...the Critical Cenfor of Great Britain fays of him in his i i5th Tatler, viz. , / " Nico" Nicotini fets off the Character he bears " in an Opera, by his Action,...as much as he " does the Words of it, by his Voice ; eve" ry Limb, and Finger, contributes to the «' Part he acts, infomuch that a deaf Man " might go...
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An Apology for the Life of Colley Cibber, Comedian, and Late Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1750 - 555 pages
...Critical Cenfor of Great Britain fays of him in his i »5th Rafter, viz. • " Nico" Nicolini fets off the Character he bears in *' an Opera, by his...the Words of it, by his Voice ; every Limb, " and Finger, contributes to the Part he acts; " infomuch that a deaf Man might go along '' with him in the...
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff

Tatler - 1754
...eafily imagine I mean Signior Nicolini, who fets off jhe Charafter he bears in an Opera by his Aftion, as much as he does the Words of it by his Voice. Every...Limb, and every Finger, contributes to the Part he afts, infornuch that a deaf Man might go along with him in the Senfe of it. There is fcarce a beautiful...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 25

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1768
...fays of him in the Taller, viz. " Nicolini fets off the character he bears in an opera by his aftion, as much as he does the words of it by his voice ; every limb and figure contributes to the part he afts, infomuch that a deaf man might go along with him in the fenfe...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1785
...Nicolini, who fets off the charafter he bears in an opera by his tôion, as much as he does the words of л by his voice. Every limb, and every finger, contributes to the part he аи s , infomuch thatadeif man might go along *ith him in the fenfe of it. There is farce a beautiful...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...much as tha othar vilifies and degrades it. Every one will easily imagine I mean Signior Nicolini, who sets off the character he bears in an opera by his action, ag much as he does the words of it by his voice. Every limb, and every finger, contribute!} to th$...
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Anecdotes of Music, Historical and Biographical: In a Series of ..., Volume 2

Allatson Burgh - Music - 1814
...gesture, «' does honour to the human figure. Every one will " imagine I mean Signor Nicolini, who sets off the " character he bears in an opera by his action, as " he does the words of it by his voice. Every limb, •" and every finger contributes to the part he...
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An Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber: Comedian and Patentee of the ...

Colley Cibber - Actors - 1822 - 514 pages
...him, in his 115th « Tattler ;" viz. Nicolini sets off the character he bears in an opera, by liis action, as much as he does the words of it, by his voice ; every limb, and finger, contributes to the part he acts, insomuch, that a deaf man might go along with him in the sense...
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The Harmonicon, Volume 1

Music - 1823
...action and gesture, does honour to the human figure. Every one will imagine I mean Signor Nicolini, who sets off the character he bears in an opera by his action, as the words of it by his voice. Every limb and every finger contributes to the part he acts, insomuch...
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